Joann and Jerry Hattaway of Fairmont announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Hattaway Bullard, to Szhon Paul Gurley, the son of Sharon and David Gurley of Mollie.
Bullard attended Fairmont High School and works for Robeson County Department of Social Services.
Gurley attended Williams Township High School and works for Columbus County Department of Transportation.
The wedding will be help at 3 p.m. on Sept. 22 at Life Line Church of God in Lumberton.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert D. Sykes recently celebrated 60 years of marriage. The couple was married on July 19, 1952 in Dillon, S.C.
The couple’s children are Carolyn Griffin and Tammy Bradley, both of Lumberton, and Teresa and David Armstrong of Greenville, S.C.
Their grandchildren are Chip and Lisa Campbell of Lumberton; Austin Griffin of Lumberton; Rebecca and Bradley Christy of Greenville, S.C.; David and Lauren Armstrong of Greenville, S.C.; and Ashley and Matthew Prosser of Jacksonville. They have three great grandchildren, Catherine Armstrong, Ethan Prosser and Chloe Campbell.
Kathy Marie Chavis of Lumberton, and Tony Lee Locklear of Red Springs, were married at Saddletree Church of God on May 12 at 5 p.m. The Bishop Kenneth Locklear officiated.
The bride is the daughter of the Rev. Donald Chavis and Cathy Chavis of Lumberton, and the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Chavis of Wakulla, and of Mr. and Mrs. Wade Carter of Lumberton. She attended Lumberton Senior High School and works for Lumbee Guaranty Bank in Red Springs.
The groom is the son of Mr. Henry Locklear, Jr. and Ms. Linda H. Locklear, both of Red Springs, and the grandson of the late Rev. and Mrs. Cleveland S. Hunt, and Mr. and Mrs. Henry Locklear, Sr., all of Red Springs. He attended Red Springs High School and works for East Coast Electrical Company in Pembroke.
The matron of honor was Rhonda Chavis and the maid of honor was Tammy R. Smith.
The bridesmaids were Faith Locklear, Candace Lewis, Shawanda Carter, LaChyna Locklear and Tammy Locklear.
The best man was Mike Lowery and Jon Hunt, and the groomsmen were Saron Chavis, Lynwood Bullard, Deon Hunt, David Brewer and Donald Locklear.
The honorary bridesmaids were Shane Locklear, Shawn Chavis, Christina Lowery and Gloria Ann Locklear. The miniature bride was Hailey Chavis.
The flower girls were Jadelyn Chavis, Samantha Locklear and Carolyn Locklear. The bell bearer was Aaron Jacobs and the ring bearer was Charles Locklear.
Music was provided by Tommy R. Cox, a pianist, Donavita Chavis, a trumpeter, and Lance Spaulding and Jenna C. Scott, both vocalists.
The wedding director was Gloria Chavis.
The rehearsal dinner was hosted by the parents of the bride at Saddletree Church of God Family Life Center, as was the reception.
There was a pantry shower at the Village Inn Restaurant hosted by the bride’s co-workers; a wedding shower at Saddletree Church of God hosted by the bride’s parents; a lingerie shower at Two Guys Grill hosted by Rhonda Chavis, Tammy Smith, Candace Lewis and Shawanda Carter; as well as a bridal luncheon hosted by the bride’s aunts, and a groom wedding shower hosted by the groom’s mother.
Following a trip to Charleston, S.C. and a cruise to the Bahamas, the couple resides in Lumberton.
Keenya Locklear and Timothy Ryan Locklear, both of Pembroke, were married on July 21 at 6 p.m. at downtown Fayetteville Cross Creek Park.
The bride is the daughter of Carolyn Johnson Locklear and Jimmie Locklear of Pembroke, and the granddaughter of the late Martha and the late Leroy Johnson, and the late Pauline and the late Willie Sam Locklear, all of Pembroke. She attended Purnell Swett High School and received an associate’s degree in Nursing from Robeson Community College, and a bachelor’s degree in Nursing from Chamberlain School of Nursing. She is a former member of Lumberton Rescue Unit and currently works as a travel nurse in the emergecy department at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center. She is also employed with Southeastern Regional Medical Center and Scotland Memorial Hospital.
The groom is the son of Tonya and Timothy Locklear of Pembroke, and the grandson of Mary Elizabeth Pevia of Pembroke, and Clyde Locklear, Jr. of Red Springs. He attended Purnell Swett High School and received basic law enforcement training from Robeson Community College. He currently works as a police officer with the town of Rowland, and as a volunteer firefighter with Pembroke City Fire Department. He also volunteers with Pembroke Rescue Squad.
The man of honor was Bronson Lowery, and the matron of honor was Lisa Campbell and the maid of honor was Lauren Moore.
The bridesmaids were Alese Harris, Briana Moore, Breanna Locklear, Larissa Johnson, Khinsley Locklear, Taylor Locklear and Amanda Chavis.
The best man was Tim Locklear, and the best woman was Tekisha Freeman.
The groomsmen were Aubrey Oxendine, Adam Hardin, Brad Lowery, Benji Edwards, Matt Locklear, Travis Roberts, Patrick Cummings and Trenten Locklear.
The flower girl was Bristal Moore and Allie Brooks, and the ring bearer was Joah Oxendine.
The musicians were Terry Basobas, Jr. and Charly Lowry.
The wedding director was Kirk Blue.
The rehearsal dinner was hosted by the family of the groom at the Metro Room, and the reception was hosted by the father at the Metro Room. A Southern Belle Shower was hosted by The Johnson Girls.
Following a trip to San Deigo, Calif., in September, the couple resides in Pembroke.
Belinda Gail Collins and Terry R. Britt, both of Lumberton, were married at Country Bible Baptist Church at 2 p.m. on June 9. The Rev. Raymond Ellis and the Rev. Jimmy Hammonds officiated.
The bride is the daughter of Margaret C. Harrison and the late Larry D. Collins of St. Pauls. She is the granddaughter of the late Willard and the late Annie J. Emanuel, and the late Irene Hunt. She attended Lumberton High School and the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
The groom is the son of the late Dorothy and the Late Hampton L. Britt, both of Lumberton. He is the grandson of the late John R. and the late Maggie C. Locklear, and the late Charlie and the late Arlie Britt. He attended Littlefield School.
The maid of honor was Chelce Ann Scott and the matron of honor was Annie Michelle Scott. The bridesmaids were Adrienne Locklear, Deandra Scott, Denna Britt and Kim Locklear.
Giving away the bride was her brother-in-law, Jackie Ray Scott.
The best man was Gordon Britt and the groomsmen were Joshua R. Scott, Laney Emanuel, James Britt, Earnest Locklear and Will Sampson. The ushers were Jackie R. Scott, Tony Harrison, Kenny Beam and Cody Lindsey.
Mia Porter was the flower girl, and the ring bearer was Heath C. Hunt.
The musicians were Kimeshya Campbell, Brenda Wooten, Milburn Ellis and the Scott Three Band.
Carol and Vicky Hammonds, along with Annie Michelle Scott were the wedding directors.
The rehearsal dinner was hosted by Linda Ellis and Karen Bruce at the Country Club Bible Baptist Church. The reception was hosted by family and friends at the home of Jackie and Annie Michelle Scott.
A wedding shower was hosted by Annie Michelle Scott at her home, and bachelorette party was held in Myrtle Beach, S.C.
The couple resides in Lumberton.
Neycola Chavis and Joey Tyler, both of Lumberton, were married recently downtown at the Plaza in Lumberton. The magistrate, James P. Brewinton officiated.
The bride is the daughter of James Taft and Nyoka Smith of Lumberton. She attended Magnolia High School.
The groom is the son of the late Sandford Tyler and Gloria Tyler of Lumberton. He attended Lumberton Senior High School and works for H&B Construction.
The maid of honor was Clarissa Flowers, and the matron of honor was Stephanie Lewis.
The best man was Christopher Keith Davis.
A reception was hosted by the family of the bride and Rosa Jacobs.
The couple resides in Lumberton.